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Precision Ag Specialist & Harvesting Territory Sale Manager

John Deere Ltd
Langar, Nottingham, UK, NG13 9HT
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Mar 2024

Deadline: March 8th 2024 
Location: Langar, Nottingham, UK, NG13 9HT 
Company: John Deere 
Precision Ag Specialist & Harvesting Territory Sale Manager

John Deere is a leading supplier of agricultural and turf equipment. We are recruiting a Precision Ag Specialist & Harvesting Territory Sales Manager to join our team at Langar and cover the UK and Irish markets.

The Role:

The role of the Precision Ag Specialist & Harvesting Territory Sales Manager is to support customers and dealers to deliver distinctive customer experience during the ownership phase of harvesting products.

The key responsibilities covering harvesting products (combines, SPFH & LSB) are:

  • Full commercial responsibility for sales and market share goals.
  • Supporting dealer sales teams with planning and activities to build and maintain customer relationships and grow sales with key accounts.
  • Counsel channel partners on product and marketing matters.
  • Managing company assets to maximise returns.
  • Supporting sales training programmes and product launches.
  • Communicating market opportunities and competitive intelligence.
  • Proofreading sales and marketing materials.

The key responsibilities covering precision ag products/solutions are:

  • Significant support of the development and delivery of sales promotion for precision agriculture products/solutions to our dealer network.
  • Increasing dealer competence by applying the Deere sales, marketing and dealer development tools.
  • Conducting local, regional and in-house training sessions to dealers on precision agriculture, both onboard and offboard technologies. 

The Successful Candidate: 

Your essential skill set will include a good command of written and spoken English in both formal and informal settings as well as competence with Microsoft Office. You will possess a good work ethic and be able to manage time and resources to deliver business and people goals. Above all, you will be able to command respect, be a self-starter and drive sustainable results that will position the dealers you will work with at the forefront of dealer standards.

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience:

  • Ideally you will possess a degree in an agricultural/engineering related subject
  • 3-5 years of experience around large agricultural and/or harvesting equipment
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated individual with a willingness to travel
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Robust analytical skills
  • Sound commercial understanding
  • Proven ability to deliver presentations and training to customers or dealers in large or small groups

As this is a role based at Langar, the successful candidate will be expected to live in commuting distance of the branch. There must be a flexible approach to working some irregular hours and a willingness to travel within the UK/Ireland and occasional visits abroad. A clean driving licence is desirable.

There are over 8 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more...many moving into urban centres at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fibre, and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and our technology like never before. Here the world's brightest minds are tackling the world's biggest challenges.

John Deere is an equal opportunities employer. We firmly believe that diversity and inclusion make us even stronger. If you see yourself here, we look forward to receiving your online application. Our total rewards include more than a competitive salary. We offer a supportive, flexible, and inclusive working environment, competitive bonus scheme (subject to availability), contributory pension scheme, Group Income Protection and Group Life Assurance, Death in Service benefits, Long Service bonus holidays and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday, along with other great benefits.

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